Stand Where They Stood

These pieces are about being able to stand in the exact spot where history happened. Sometimes it is a place where discovery happened, and sometimes it is a somber place where we remember something lost.

Portland Bridges from the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Riding up river on a sternwheel paddle boat is as cool as it sounds. So is getting a full view of Portland and its bridges. One of the Willamette River winter boat cruises for nearly 40 years has been aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. Boats were once the only way to cross…

Gift Tag- Tilton River State Park

Given to the state of Washington as a gift from Otto and William Studhalter, the Tilton River State Park plaque is like a gift tag, a “To” and “From.”       But, what is the gift of land? What does it mean when someone donates a piece of land? Dirt? Trees? Perhaps land is handed over…


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